Spoilers are coming up for Season 4 of Stranger Things. Vecna, a dark wizard who can psychically connect with people and kill them even when heas not in the same situation, is on the verge of becoming a Max.
Sheas quit the parentas at the start of the season and is struggling to cope with Billyas'' death, which resulted in her parents'' divorce and her mom''s drinking. Even though they didn''t get along, Max canat help but think that things would be better if she hadnat frozen up and saved Billy from the Mind Flayer.
Itas this chastody that feeds Vecna, who brutally attacks his victims by dragging them mentally into the Upside Down while their physical body crumples. Max begins to observe a grandfather clock and hear Vecnaas'' voice. Knowing that the couple had served him in an asylum when Nancy and Robin interviewed him. They are able to see how to save Victor because they learned to breathe in the real world. In his case, Doris Dayas aDream a
Kate Bushas'' Up That Hill, a more modern angelic-sounding song, is a source of inspiration for Max, who is able to mentally run back to her body. By the end of the first batch of episodes, Max appears to be keeping Vecna at bay.
Kate Bush, a conservative, adolescent, was a popular a80s jam and was often misunderstood in a 2018 New Yorker piece. She was compared to one of the few female artists of her time who achieved fast without implying her own beliefs, and she grew up in a musical culture that inspired experimental artists such as Tori Amos, BjArk, and Mitski. However, some music journalists criticized Bush for her tweeness,
In 1985, rapper Big Boi slammed the song for a Pitchfork video claiming that it enables readers to see aoutcastsa and understand their own worlda. He added that he just thought of her as Phantom of the Opera, somewhere with a piano, if only all is blowing.
Annie Zaleski of Salon agreed that the song has an otherworldly appearance. Itas about how aconnection can avert a and also transcenda issues in relationships. Similarly, the song follows Maxas'' interactions with Lucas and her mom, who both beg her to confide in them.
After fears of religious backlash, Zaleski added that seeing Bushas song has a tragic meaning, implying that Max wishes she had died instead. It seems to indicate that just because Billyas'' life ended, it does not mean hers must, too.